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Word of the Day 06/03/19 Organon

Organon (noun)
organon [ awr-guh-non ]


noun, plural or·ga·na [awr-guh-nuh] /ˈɔr gə nə/, or·ga·nons.
1. an instrument of thought or knowledge.
2. Philosophy. a system of rules or principles of demonstration or investigation.

Origin: 1580–90; < Greek órganon; see organ

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ORGANON
It is then neither canon, nor organon, but simply a catharticon of the ordinary understanding.
A COMMENTARY TO KANT'S 'CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON'|NORMAN KEMP SMITH

It has been said that Plato would have written differently, if he had been acquainted with the Organon of Aristotle.
SOPHIST|PLATO

Thus the mistakes inevitable in the isolated study of an imperfect Organon could not henceforth be made.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 2, SLICE 3|VARIOUS

Logic is the doctrine of the organon of science, and when applied is the organon of science.
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, VOLUME I|VARIOUS

So one perceives the grammatical affinities of the simpler treatises in the Organon.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)|HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR

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